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Thirteenpence-halfpenny

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A hangman. So called because thirteen-pence-halfpenny was at one time his wages for hanging a man. (See Hangman.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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